Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice by Lin Coughlin, Ellen Wingard, Keith Hollihan

By Lin Coughlin, Ellen Wingard, Keith Hollihan

How are girls reworking the perform of management within the twenty first century?  Enlightened strength is a first-of-a-kind ebook that solutions this question--and perpetually alterations the conventional notions related to girls in leadership. The booklet positive aspects the accrued knowledge of forty influential women and men who signify the main compelling voices within the box, together with:  Dynamic company leaders corresponding to Eileen Fisher (founder, Eileen Fisher, Inc.), Barbara Corcoran (founder and chairman, The Corcoran Group), and Pat Mitchell (president and CEO, PBS) Trailblazing ladies from different arenas comparable to politics (Ambassador Swanee Hunt), the army (Rear Admiral Deborah A. Loewer, USN), and activities (U.S. Olympian Marilyn King) well known suggestion leaders equivalent to Riane Eisler, Rayona Sharpnack, Sally Helgesen, Peggy Klaus, Bruce Patton, Nancy J. Adler, and Gail Evans modern teachers, activists, executives, marketers, and practitioners  

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We know that empowering women with the vote deepens the roots of democracy. No nation on earth treats women with full equality yet—though some are coming close. If we are going to change the nature of the world in which we live, women here must form partnerships with women beyond our shores. At a time when the United States is seen as exercising command-and-control, autocratic leadership in the world, alliances that come through caring and networking with people in other countries would be good not only for the world but for the United States, too.

Formal and informal barriers will continue to perpetuate an unequal playing field that will lead, over time, to physical, emotional, and psychological fatigue. The time is now to confront the looming specter of institutional disenfranchisement. The Performance Impact of Inclusive Leadership: Possibility Unleashed What is the impact of the fully enabled partnership of men and women leaders on organizational performance? Recent research affirms a strong correlation. 4 The results were calculated using several different measures of profitability.

Americans have not come close to what Europeans have accomplished in balancing work and family life. If you are a professional woman and you enter a competitive track in a law firm, university, or other institution, your organization should stop the clock when you take time out for a new child. And after you return to work, special provisions should be made so that both you and your spouse can achieve both professional and family success. A decade ago, we patted ourselves on the back as a nation when the Congress and the Clinton White House enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act, providing twelve weeks of unpaid leave.

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